Xori Brown, Operations Director
Dr. Xoriunstance “Xori” Brown is the operations director for the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Innovation at UTA. In her role with the CEEI, Xori collaborates with students and other stakeholders to foster a supportive entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystem for like-minded students, faculty, and community members. She mentors student entrepreneurs on start-ups, innovative ideas, and everything entrepreneurship. Xori is the owner and founder of the Out of Coffee Company, an e-commerce company that provides an assortment of coffee flavors and blends to coffee lovers and enthusiasts. Xori, who is a member of the National DBA Society, has a doctorate degree in business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship and has conducted business research to include topics such as effective marketing strategies of profitable small businesses. Send Xori an email.
Matt Clark, Faculty Director
Matt Clark is an entrepreneur, artist, and assistant professor of practice at UTA where he is the faculty director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Innovation. As the faculty director, Clark connects and collaborates with student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs, incorporates entrepreneurship into courses across the university, creates programming, and evangelizes all things entrepreneurial across the metroplex. Matt Clark Studio has been in business for 20 years creating original artwork for homes and businesses across the globe. His paintings are in the collections of over 25 international corporations. FidenClark creates unique goods for the home using handwoven textiles from Oaxaca, Mexico. In 2012, Clark created and launched the Entrepreneurship in the Arts initiative helping students leverage their creative talents professionally. He has spoken throughout the US on this topic and presented a TED talk in 2016. Send Matt an email.
Our New Home
Visitors to the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Innovation are advised to park in the garage at 100 UTA Blvd. Off-campus visitors are allowed to use the CEEI-designated spots, which are marked by a green sign. After parking, take a photo of your license plate to request a QR code upon entry and receive a permit. UTA students, faculty, and staff must use appropriate permitted parking spaces within the garage.